Thomas Brown, Georgia running back

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  1. STEEL BLUE TEXANS

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    Anyone familiar with him? Lance Z has been talking him up lately. Thinks he would be a great pick in the 4th round. Says he's a bit on the smallish side but has a compact build. Runs with power and shows great burst through the hole.

    This is from Lance's blog...

    http://blogs.chron.com/fantasyfootball/
     
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    Thomas Brown finished his career with 2646 rushing yards & 23 TDs. His best year was his senior year in which he had 779 yards & 12 TDs (2 rec).

    He has missed 9 (3 this year) games in the last two season due to injury.
     
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    I like Thomas Brown a lot. He's def. a second day pick because of his size. I think he'd be a good later round pick like Z says in the 4th- guys got some moves to in the open field, he will make players miss him.
     
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    half of the Gerogia Bulldogs one two punch. was starter @ the beginning of the season with freshman sensation RB Knowshon Moreno the back-up. then he had a broken collarbone paving the way for Moreno to breakout & show next level skills, also he tore his acl the previous season. so tell me why you would want to spend a 4th rd. pick on him when he is a carbon copy of Darius Walker who went undrafted? :shades:
     
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    I believe there is a Willie Parker in this draft class. I also believe they'll sniff anything coming out of georgia playing RB very hard befor they select the guy.
     
  7. Ole Miss Texan

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    okay I'll back up a bit. I think he's worth many teams looking at him somewhere on the 2nd day, make it a late 2nd day or so- point being not spending a 1,2,or3 for sure. I'm still a little confused about Darius Walker being undrafted and then we released him...resigned him and it's like a light went off in his head or something. maybe that was a wake up call.

    To be honest I like Thomas Brown more than I like Darius Walker. His ACL injury didn't seem to effect him much, if any. He came back from it and played great and had a good senior season considering he missed 3 more games. The injury bug is def. something to look at- w/ this collar injury. He did come back from that and finished the season off strongly though.

    Knowshon Moreno was and is the start RB of the two though. they were a good tandem to have in the backfield and it'll be fun watching Moreno as he gets more experience.
     
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    I could not find the recent article concerning Walker in the Houston paper. He stated it had hit him hard not being drafted after a pretty good college year. Then he got cut by Texans which really messed with his head. I think Taylor got hurt and a week or so later Walker got the call back. He said that he was going to make the most of the chance and seems to have done so.
     


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    The quality this kid has over Walker is that he's got excellent speed & quickness while Walker is only mediorce in that department and he certainly doesn't run very hard. So Walkers got minmul upside as compared to the Georgia back.
     

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